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[movies]Building a Highway - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Major steps in the construction of a two-lane (pre-Interstate) highway.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 6,954 1.50 out of 5 stars1.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Safe Roads - Handy (Jam) Organization
Driving is compared with running a railroad train. With excellent images of steam-era passenger trains.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Safety: Automotive
Downloads: 10,772 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Highway Hearing (Part I) - Universal-International
Produced to garner support for the 1956 Federal Aid-Highway Act, the law that enabled the Interstate Highway system. After a small town learns that it is to be bypassed by a new freeway, highway officials and politicians help to convince residents that the freeway is actually in their interest. The film ends as it began, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new stretch of highway.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Car culture: General
Downloads: 3,225 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Wheels of Progress - U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, Department of Agriculture, Educational Film Service
Reviews the history of transportation in the U.S. and promotes the economic and social benefits of more and better public roads..
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Automobiles: History
Downloads: 8,585 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Highway Hearing (Part II) - Universal-International
Produced to garner support for the 1956 Federal Aid-Highway Act, the law that enabled the Interstate Highway system. After a small town learns that it is to be bypassed by a new freeway, highway officials and politicians help to convince residents that the freeway is actually in their interest. The film ends as it began, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new stretch of highway.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Car culture: General
Downloads: 3,480 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Caught Mapping - Handy (Jam) Organization
How road maps are drawn, field-checked and printed.
Keywords: Cartography; Geography; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 15,726 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][California State Highway 101 Opening] - Unknown
Opening of California State Highway 101 at San Francisco, with 50,000 people in attendance; parade of automobiles from San Francisco Civic Center; Mayor James "Sunny Jim" Rolph of San Francisco; Mayor Taylor of San Mateo; county supervisors; Queen Clara Carli; aerial views of highway and air-to-air shots of airplane carrying dignitaries. The highway linked San Francisco with northern San Mateo County to the south.
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure; Celebrations; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 4,699 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Freedom of the American Road (Part II) - MPO Productions, Inc.
Henry Ford II introduces this film designed to encourage private citizens to unite and support road improvement. Part of the lobbying campaign that culminated in legislation authorizing the Interstate Highway system in 1956, this film shows community efforts to improve and increase safety on the Bayshore Highway in the San Francisco Bay Area; congestion in Pittsburgh and the Golden Triangle redevelopment area; the economic benefits of Boston's circumferential highway, Route 128; and safety educa...
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; San Francisco: Infrastructure; Manifest destiny
Downloads: 7,982 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Freedom of the American Road (Part I) - MPO Productions, Inc.
Henry Ford II introduces this film designed to encourage private citizens to unite and support road improvement. Part of the lobbying campaign that culminated in legislation authorizing the Interstate Highway system in 1956, this film shows community efforts to improve and increase safety on the Bayshore Highway in the San Francisco Bay Area; congestion in Pittsburgh and the Golden Triangle redevelopment area; the economic benefits of Boston's circumferential highway, Route 128; and safety educa...
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; San Francisco: Infrastructure; Manifest destiny
Downloads: 8,390 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][Lincoln Highway Dedication] - Unknown
Dedication of the western terminus of the Lincoln Highway (old U.S. 30), the legendary transcontinental route, in Lincoln Park, San Francisco.
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure; Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Celebrations
Downloads: 16,840 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Builders Of The Broad Highway 2 - Frith Films
Frith Films presents, Builders Of The Broad Highway, Part 2. Produced and Photographed by Emily Benton Firth, Commentator Don McNamara.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Sustainability; Infrastructure: Roads and Highways; Occupations: Construction
Downloads: 2,682 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Give Yourself the Green Light - Handy (Jam) Organization
Advocacy film produced to garner public support for the creation of the Interstate Highway System.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Car culture: General; Manifest destiny
Downloads: 18,347 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Your Permit to Drive - General Motors Photographic
Talking driver's license narrates this hymn to the beneficial effects of highways, cars, and driving.
Keywords: Safety: Driving; Car culture; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 9,808 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Builders Of The Broad Highway 1 - Frith Films
Frith Films presents, Builders Of The Broad Highway, Part 1. Produced and Photographed by Emily Benton Firth, Commentator Don McNamara.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Sustainability; Infrastructure: Roads and Highways; Occupations: Construction
Downloads: 3,600 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Conquering Roads - Handy (Jam) Organization
Highway engineering and development in the pre-Interstate era.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Land use; Civil engineering
Downloads: 15,317 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]To New Horizons - Handy (Jam) Organization
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the "Futurama" exhibit in GM's "Highways and Horizons" pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks ahead to the "wonder world of 1960."
Keywords: Futurism; World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 56,353 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(14 reviews)
[movies]Open Road A - Bethlehem Steel Company
Educational film about how steel is used to make highways, including problems that occur with time and use.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and Highways; Civil Engineering; City Planning; Metals: Steel: Steel Industry
Downloads: 5,446 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Open Road B - Bethlehem Steel Company
Educational film about how steel is used to make highways, including problems that occur with time and use.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and Highways; Civil Engineering; City Planning; Metals: Steel: Steel Industry
Downloads: 4,146 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
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